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Old 10-02-2004, 23:42   #1 (permalink)
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My front windscreens started to leak a tad on really rainly nights, now is this the kind of thing a windscreen o'brian bloke could fix? normally Id just ring em but since its a sunday I've got buckleys, so I thouhgt I'd try my luck ere.
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What type of car do you own? you may be able to fix it yourself.
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Old 10-03-2004, 06:09   #3 (permalink)
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sometimes silicon can do the trick. is it an ea like i suspect.... had same problem with mine.
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Narr an old XE
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Old 10-03-2004, 21:07   #5 (permalink)
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Get the screen resealed via a windscreen replacement mob. Problem is they'll probably break the screen removing it. I got mine out myself without breaking it.

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Just remove the sorounding moulds get some propper windscreen sealant run it all around should fix it
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Old 10-04-2004, 16:12   #7 (permalink)
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How do you go about re-attaching the sorrounding moulds?
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Old 10-05-2004, 02:56   #8 (permalink)
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The 2 side moulds are screwd on the inside pillars. To remove bottom mould take off the wiper mounted on the cowl panel air vent cover then remove the 8 screws holding the cowl panel cover and remove that. Thare ar a few screws in the middle holding the moulding on the ends there are some metal clips which you need a L shaped clip removing tool (under $5 buks from auto shop) slide that under 1 clip at a time while lifting the moulding. The top moulding is held on with the same metal clips.Sounds hard to do but its not. And the 4 corner mouldings just slide off with the 2 side mouldings. Put every thing back on in reverse order.
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The 2 side moulds are screwd on the inside pillars. To remove bottom mould take off the wiper mounted on the cowl panel air vent cover then remove the 8 screws holding the cowl panel cover and remove that. Thare ar a few screws in the middle holding the moulding on the ends there are some metal clips which you need a L shaped clip removing tool (under $5 buks from auto shop) slide that under 1 clip at a time while lifting the moulding. The top moulding is held on with the same metal clips.Sounds hard to do but its not. And the 4 corner mouldings just slide off with the 2 side mouldings. Put every thing back on in reverse order.PS the mouldings just clip back in place.
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